Haj Programme

  • The work related to management of Haj pilgrimage including administration of the Haj Committee Act, 1959 and Rules made thereunder has been transferred from the Ministry of External Affairs to the Ministry of Minority Affairs from 1st October, 2016.
  • Accordingly, the Ministry manages the Haj work in coordination with Ministry of External Affairs, Ministry of Civil Aviation, Haj Committee of India (HCoI) and Consulate General of India (CGI), Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
  • The Ministry also looks after all the matters related to Haj Committee of India, accord necessary approval to the Haj related proposals of CGI, Jeddah, selection of deputationists (Administrative and Medical/ Paramedical Staff) on short term deputation to CGI, Jeddah, registration of Private Tour Operators (PTOs) and allocation of Haj Quota to PTOs, etc..

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